At the London Cloud Computing Forum, Jon talked with Andy Leaver of Workday about Workday’s EMEA plans and why the cloud puts CIOs in the hot seat. Since the Cloud Forum had a heavy IT director emphasis, Andy weighed in on how CIOs fit into Workday’s sales process and whether CIOs should feel threatened by SaaS and its Line of Business sales focus.

Show Notes

:40 Workday’s first year at the Cloud Forum – why are they here?

:60 How the cloud is impacting CIOs

1:45 Should CIOs feel threatened by the cloud?

2:20 The CIO’s Role in the Workday decision making process (yes, security and integration matters)

4:00 Workday’s EMEA plans – status report